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E-zine Issue 7: Navigating News

Safety Net’s latest edition of the Young Safety Net E-zine is now live! E-zine Issue Seven Navigating News This 7th edition concentrates on helping children try and navigate news, which can seem constant, ever changing and overwhelming at times. Expect to see the following: – Our Young Reporters share their experiences with the news; what worries them and what they can do about it – Ways in which children and young people can take control – An opportunity to be … Read more

Safety Net Colouring In Sheets

University of Sussex interns, Ophelia and Chloe, have been busy designing and drawing four lovely colouring in sheets for children to enjoy. As part of Children’s Mental Health Week, we hope these positive affirmation colouring sheets help children and young people relax and enjoy themselves at home. Please click on the links below to download the sheets. Choose Happy Feelings Come and Feelings Go Just Breathe You Rock

Safety Rocks Parent & Carer Newsletter – Spring 2021

So we all find ourselves back in lockdown, AGAIN! Our Children and Families Practitioner, Sarah – in consultation with parents and carers – has created a Spring newsletter to hopefully help make things a little easier this time around. Topics covered include: – What difficulties we are facing this time around compared with the last lockdown when schools closed – Strengths we can tap in to in order to help us and our children – Coping tips from parents and … Read more

Safety Net Mindful Moments

Click on the link below to read about Safety Net’s suggested mindful moments… In this article you will be provided with tips on how to stay calm, as well as being able to follow a grounding exercise and finger tip breathing. Safety Net Mindful Moments

E-zine Issue 6 bumper edition!

E-zine Issue 6 – Friendships and Falling Out Our new E-zine is out now! The key theme in this bumper edition is Friendships and Falling Out. In this issue expect to see: – our young reporters describe what a good friend looks like, and suggest different ways to stay connected to friends – our children’s worker Sarah, covers things we love about good friends – advice on what to do if you fall out with a friend – bullying: what … Read more

NEW Anti-Bullying Week Resource Pack 2020

Safety Net Anti-Bullying Week Resource Pack 2020 United Against Bullying – this is the theme for Anti-Bullying Week 2020 which runs from Monday 16th – Friday 20th November. As in previous years, children and adults alike will be encouraged to unite together and mark the week with Odd Socks Day. Bullying is an act which can deeply challenge and upset children and young people, and often stay with them well into adulthood. Bringing awareness and understanding to the issue can … Read more

E-Zine Issue 5 – Keeping Calm and in Control

Our latest issue of the Safety Net E-zine is now live! E-zine Issue 5 – Keeping Calm and in Control In these uncertain times, children and young people need extra care and support to help face all the changes that are happening around them. This month’s issue gives children some key tools on how to remain calm and keep hold of a sense of control, these include: – top strategies to remain calm – simple mindfulness techniques – Stop > … Read more

E-Zine 4th Edition – Summer Special Activity Challenge

The summer holidays are finally here! In our latest E-zine this month, the focus is around choosing a fun summer activity challenge. Children can pick as many as they like so, whether it is: – a little act of kindness – trying out new kitchen skills – mighty movement – or getting crafty …there is something for everyone. This edition also offers an important reminder about how to keep sun and water safe throughout this hot August. Happy reading! E-zine … Read more

NEW! E-Zine 3rd Edition – Sussing out School

Our 3rd E-zine Edition is out now! This new edition is all about sussing out school, what to expect in the new normal, and tips and techniques on how to cope with these changes. With September nearly here, our Children and Young Families Team have also dedicated a whole section to support those moving up to Secondary School. Please pass along to children, friends and family – the more children that have access to it, the better!